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Gospel Knowledge Deficiencies

For a teacher, the flip side of considering what your students DO know about your subject is considering what they do NOT know. And the next step is giving them what they MUST know in order to know what they NEED to know. You may want to let that sink in, because it is important for those of us who want to share the gospel with unbelievers. Earlier in this series of articles, we introduced the vertical dimension of the Good Soil Evangelism and Discipleship scale, which illustrates levels of gospel understanding—what specific unbelievers know about the truths of the gospel of Jesus Christ.  

How To Witness to A Non Believer: 3 Step Guide To Using Verbal & Non Verbal Communication

Getting to know a person is like peeling an onion. It’s a natural thing that we do most anytime we converse at length with a person we encounter for the first time. We peel off layers by asking questions. Questions peel away layers, one at a time, often getting deeper into the person’s life with each additional question. And when done properly, our new acquaintances open their lives gradually without any sense of intrusion. 

Worldview “Noisy” Neighborhoods

In the North America “Leave it to Beaver” world of the 1950s, it was just assumed that all the neighbors were church-going folks who took their kids to Sunday school where they were taught Bible stories and memorized the ten commandments and the Golden Rule. While that was an unrealistic portrayal of American family life even for that time, today we might feel fortunate just to have one other Bible-believing Christian in our neighborhood. In a previous article, the issue of “worldview noise”... 

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